GRCN Working Test – Butterknowle Fell

For some reason the GRCN are blessed this year with good weather! Although I doubt the dogs would agree as really it was too hot for them if anything. It did however make the tests more testing as the distinct lack in wind meant some of the dogs struggled more on the blinds. And like …

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Home Sweet Home

Well now it’s officially over – back to the grind tomorrow at work, and back to the real world. My flights all went fine, no Ash related problems which was pleasant, however I was unlucky enough to be sat in front of someone who coughed incessantly all the way from Montreal to Paris!! Which was …

Day 1: Poop Watch

Today we have been mostly learning about poop, or scat for the American's amongst us. The morning began with breakfast and a presentation by Christina about her current project in Wytham Woods, Oxford on Badger population and her and Chris' Identification methods and basic protocols. And then we got on to Nova Scotia, and what …

Meet and greet

Well after last nights moderate disaster and now feeling relatively caught up with all my timezones it's time to meet the rest of the gang. I met Sue, one of the many who is on a teaching award-and so not only has to do the project research but also has to teach her school kids-last …